Quincy J Walters


Quincy Walters is a reporter and backup host for WGCU.

He started in public radio as an intern at WUSF, the NPR member station for the Tampa Bay area. A year later, he was a production intern for NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered in Washington, D.C. After Quincy’s internship, he returned to WUSF as a reporter.

His stories have aired on NPR's Weekend All Things Considered and Morning Edition.

Quincy earned a degree in English with a concentration in creative writing from the University of South Florida.

Quincy J Walters

President Donald Trump’s mental fitness has been called into question ever since he announced his candidacy. Partially based on early morning Twitter tirades, people on the internet have assigned various mental illnesses to the president; from mood disorders to personality disorders. The trend causes discomfort for those living with mental illness and the people who treat them. 


Several Florida Republican lawmakers are against a Trump administration proposal that could increase the amount of offshore drilling.

The U.S. Department of the Interior proposed making more offshore leases available for oil and gas exploration for 90 percent of the Outer Continental Shelf, Thursday.

The Outer Continental Shelf consists of submerged land off America’s coasts that are beyond states’ jurisdiction. 

Florida Fish and Wildlife

Stone crab claws are considered a delicacy by some and for many southwest Florida fisheries, the season is a critical money-making time of year.   We’re in the heart of stone crab season, which began in October and ends in May.  The 2017-2018 season started strong, but went to a low point around Thanksgiving.

Florida Public Radio Emergency Network

With near-freezing overnight temperatures forecast for the next several nights across Southwest Florida, cold weather shelters have opened in the region. 

Below is a list of available shelters by county. 


Cold temperatures are breaking records in many parts of the country, bringing snow to Northern Florida, and sending a chill down the entire peninsula. And mosquitoes aren't too fond of the winter weather.